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Reading Comprehension Year 5 Year 6

A set of reading comprehension tasks (with extracts) focusing on three key areas: retrieving information, making inferences and writer's choice.
By klbgreen

Persuasive Letter - example and box plan

An example of a persuasive letter to a head teacher followed by a box plan to enable children to plan their own version.
By ncmac

Year 2 non-fiction comprehension - What can I do in the spring?

This resource is a non-fiction comprehension activity for year 2. It is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels.
There are a range of 'what' and 'how' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page.
This comprehension is all about activities children can do in the spring. It covers woodland walks, pond dipping and making a nature notebook.
PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
By Blossoming Minds

Book review template

Here are 3 versions of a book template which I adapted to my year 2/3 class. It looks at who they think would like it, what their opinion of the book is, whether it is fact or fiction and a 5 star rating.
By bora_bora

Slow Writing Primary Pack by Mr A, Mr C and Mr D Present

This all-in-one Slow Writing Pack contains differentiated writing frames, a weekly lesson plan which can be used time and time again, as well as teacher/child criteria tick sheets.

Using the 2014 National Curriculum and a range of alternative sentence ideas, the pack is suitable for Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Also provided, are resource ideas and games to help you take Slow Writing further,

This is a brilliant way for children to edit, re-draft and improve their work, as well as applying grammar and punctuation skills with strict guidelines.
By mracdpresent

Features of a newspaper

A Powerpoint for KS2 about the features of a newspaper report. Includes a short matching task ideal for year 3/4
By rachnjames